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Apuan Alps

Italy, visited september 2011 From left to right, Monte Sagro and Pizzo D’Uccello (Matterhorn look-alike) are visible. The Apuan alps are part of the Apennines and are situated in the Massa – Carrara area, which is famous for its marble … Continue reading

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Peak of Love

Arshan, Russia , 2144 m – visited august 2006. aka “Peak Lyubvi ” is situated in the town of Arshan in the Sayan mountains of Buriatia, Siberia.  (the leftmost peak on the picture) There are some hiking opportunities here, to the … Continue reading

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Fuente De

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. The cable car in Fuente De brings you to an altitude of 1850 metres, from there you can start walking in a wonderful landscape above the tree line.

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Mount Abantos

Mount Abantos , El Escorial Spain, 1753 m – visited april 2009. Just a short train ride away from Madrid , El Escorial monastery is known as the burial place of the Kings and Queens of Spain.  The place is … Continue reading

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Roque Nublo

Tejada, Alt. 1813 m , Gran Canaria – visited April 2010. One of the highest places of Gran Canaria , this monolith of 80 m high is the remains of an old volcano – as is everything on Gran Canaria. … Continue reading

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